In reading The Authentic Catholic Woman by Genevieve Kineke (Servant Books), I was really torn. On the one hand, I was asked to review it for Catholic Exchange and wanted to get the assignment done in a timely fashion. On the other hand, I found each page so full of beautiful images and insights that spoke directly to my heart as a woman, that I wanted to read it slowly, very slowly. I wanted to savor and meditate upon it.
But if I had done that, it would have been another year before this review was written. So I had to plow through it, and I will have to look forward to the savoring on the next read-through. And there will be another read-through.... [cont.]